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Too Smart For Our Own Good

Author : Craig Dilworth
ISBN : 9780521764360
Genre : Business & Economics
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A groundbreaking work explaining our ecological predicament in the context of the first scientific theory of humankind's development.

Too Smart For Her Own Good?

Author : Conalee Levine-Shneidman
ISBN : 0553259458
Genre : Social Science
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Shows how successful women who revert to childhood behavior patterns in their relationships with men can alter actions and thinking

Too Smart

Author : Jathan Sadowski
ISBN : 9780262538589
Genre : Social Science
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Who benefits from smart technology? Whose interests are served when we trade our personal data for convenience and connectivity? Smart technology is everywhere: smart umbrellas that light up when rain is in the forecast; smart cars that relieve drivers of the drudgery of driving; smart toothbrushes that send your dental hygiene details to the cloud. Nothing is safe from smartification. In Too Smart, Jathan Sadowski looks at the proliferation of smart stuff in our lives and asks whether the tradeoff—exchanging our personal data for convenience and connectivity—is worth it. Who benefits from smart technology? Sadowski explains how data, once the purview of researchers and policy wonks, has become a form of capital. Smart technology, he argues, is driven by the dual imperatives of digital capitalism: extracting data from, and expanding control over, everything and everybody. He looks at three domains colonized by smart technologies' collection and control systems: the smart self, the smart home, and the smart city. The smart self involves more than self-tracking of steps walked and calories burned; it raises questions about what others do with our data and how they direct our behavior—whether or not we want them to. The smart home collects data about our habits that offer business a window into our domestic spaces. And the smart city, where these systems have space to grow, offers military-grade surveillance capabilities to local authorities. Technology gets smart from our data. We may enjoy the conveniences we get in return (the refrigerator says we're out of milk!), but, Sadowski argues, smart technology advances the interests of corporate technocratic power—and will continue to do so unless we demand oversight and ownership of our data.

The Really Hard Problem

Author : Owen Flanagan
ISBN : 9780262512480
Genre : Psychology
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A noted philosopher proposes a naturalistic (rather than supernaturalistic) way to solve the "really hard problem": how to live a life that really matters-even as a finite material being living in a material world.

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ISBN : UOM:39015057048038
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The Public School Journal

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ISBN : IOWA:31858045241670
Genre : Education
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Common Sense To The Nth Degree

Author : Roger Shuman
ISBN : 9781607996620
Genre : Political Science
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Catalog Of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006357565
Genre : Copyright
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International Conciliation

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105060700486
Genre : Arbitration, International
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The Development Of Soviet Foreign Policy In Europe

Author : Max M. Laserson
ISBN : IND:39000006039221
Genre : Soviet Union
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The Perfect Planet

Author : Evelyn E. Smith
ISBN : OSU:32435057536419
Genre : Life on other planets
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A Forest Of Voices

Author : Chris Anderson
ISBN : 155934315X
Genre : College readers
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School And Home Education

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ISBN : UOM:39015020912682
Genre : Education
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Wealth On Any Income

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ISBN : 9781891689932
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You Made Your Bed Now Wake Up In It

Author : Keith Ballard
ISBN : 9781609571917
Genre : Religion
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Life has a way of taking the wind out of our sails if we allow it. Everyday stress takes away that desire to accomplish great things. Your day involves the people who annoy you at work, and the pressures of being a responsible adult. This stress has many "sleepwalking" through life. Keith Ballard is a Christian author, inspirational teacher, entrepreneur, and professor of business administration and psychology. Life threw challenges at him that could not be solved by his collegiate and professional success. Like many people out there, Keith searched for spiritual and practical answers to the following questions: How do we obtain enjoyment out of life and work? How do we live out those big dreams and goals that keep tugging at us? How does one find a sense of mental, physical, and emotional freedom? How do we become more secure and confident in ourselves? You Made Your Bed, Now WAKE UP In It is a book that answers these questions and many more. This book is for anyone in search of answers. Those with no spiritual belief system and those with a spiritual belief system who read this book will learn: [How to be more effective and successful in your everyday goals. [How to break free from past mental and spiritual barriers. [How to rely on God as your source and supply for every need. [How to use spiritual principles that can be applied to everyday life. [How to obtain quality relationships, true peace, and happiness. [How to identify your gifts, talents, and purpose in life. [How to take authority over life's challenges. If life does not seem to be giving you what you want, then this book is a must read for you. Wake up to a new reality.

The Years Of Our Lord

Author : Charles M. Crowe
ISBN : PSU:000063445596
Genre : Methodist Church
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Loss Within Loss

Author : Estate Project for Artists with AIDS.
ISBN : 0299170705
Genre : Art
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When an artist dies we face two great losses: the person and the work he did not live to do. Loss within Loss is a moving collaboration by some of America's most eloquent writers, who supply wry, raging, sorrowful, and buoyant accounts of artist friends and lovers struck down by AIDS. These essayists include Maya Angelou, Alan Gurganus, Brad Gooch, John Berendt, Craig Lucas, Robert Rosenblum, and eighteen others. Many of the subjects of the essays were already prominent—James Merrill, Paul Monette, David Wojnarowicz—but many others died young, before they were able to fulfil the promise of their lives and art. Loss within Loss spans all of the arts and includes portraits of choreographers, painters, poets, actors, playwrights, sculptors, editors, composers, and architects. This landmark book is published in association with the Estate Project for Artists with AIDS, a national organization that preserves art works created by artists living with HIV or lost to AIDS. Loss within Loss stands as a powerful reminder of the devastating impact of the AIDS epidemic on the arts community and as the first real survey of that devastation. Though these accounts are often intensely sad, Loss within Loss is an invigorating, sometimes even exuberant, testimony to the sheer joy of being an artist . . . and being alive.

The Ride Of Your Life

Author : Alex Bryan
ISBN : 0828010668
Genre : Religion
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Uses a Seventh-Day Adventist perspective to discuss the Christian life as a journey filled with joy and challenges.

Survey Graphic

Author : Paul Underwood Kellogg
ISBN : UOM:39015039398048
Genre : Public welfare
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Economists Are People Who Are Too Smart For Their Own Good

Author : Occupational Notebooks
ISBN : 1675581460
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Are you looking for a great gift idea for a Economist? This notebook is sure to make for great laughs! This is an empty lined notebook / journal to write in. Perfect for taking notes, jotting lists, doodling, brainstorming, journaling, writing in your diary, or giving as a gift. Not too thick & not too thin, so it's a great size to throw in your car or bag! Details: Blank Lined Pages 120 pages 6 inches x 9 inches Soft Matte Cover White paper

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